Connect to Cockpit using the IP address previously configured (
192.168.10.10by default). Make sure that your browser language is set to English.
Open a Web browser and type
https://<IP_address>:9090/. You are prompted to give a login and password in the window that displays on your screen.
Insert the following values:
- Login as support/support.
- Tick the "Reuse my password for privileged tasks" checkbox to execute administration commands.
- Click Log in.
On your first Login as support, you are prompted to change the password.
Change it and once it is done, log out then log in again to consider the new password for further actions.Note
For High Availability (HA) deployment, you must connect to Cockpit on each server to change the support password. This must be done before starting any deployment.
Go to the TPE Services Cockpit module. The following wizard will display:
Before proceeding with the installation, please be sure to have a valid license number. If you don't, the next steps will not be complete. Indeed, when asking for a license, access to the ThingPark Enterprise Installation Repository for your installation ID will be granted.Note
This is required only for online installation mode.
The TPE cluster can be configured in Standalone or High Availability (HA) mode. Select either "Standalone" or "Highly available" following the Cluster type you want to deploy, then click Next.
Following the mode selected previously:
For Standalone mode: fill in the "IP address" and the "support" password of the only node that will be installed.
For HA mode: fill in the "IP address" and the "support" password of the three nodes.
Set the infrastructure configuration
The next step is cluster verification:
- Ensure the node(s) connectivity.
- Ensure the node(s) requirements.
If no error is detected, click on Deploy. The Cluster creation progress is displayed:
At this stage, TPE docker images are downloaded from the installation repository. This can take between thirty minutes and an hour (or even more), depending on network throughput.
At the end of the cluster creation, if successful, you are prompted to go to "TPE Configuration".
Click Configure ThingPark Enterprise.